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There are 4 ways to get from Palani to Rameswaram by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Palani (PLNI) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...

$4 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Palani to Pollachi 783Ud
  2. Take the bus from Pollachi to Rameswaram 636Ud

$8 - $15

Taxi  •  4h 35m

  1. Take a taxi from Palani to Rameswaram 178.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Palani to Rameswaram 178.5 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Palani to Rameswaram is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹1,200 and takes 11h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Palani to Rameswaram is to taxi which costs ₹4,400 - ₹5,500 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palani to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Palani and arriving at Rameswaram via Pollachi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Palani to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Palani (PLNI) and arriving at Rameswaram (RMM) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Palani and Rameswaram is 235 km. The road distance is 285.6 km.

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The best way to get from Palani to Rameswaram without a car is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs ₹300 - ₹2,000.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Palani to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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Palani to Rameswaram bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Palani station.

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Palani to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Palani (PLNI) station.

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The best way to get from Palani to Rameswaram is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs ₹300 - ₹2,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹1,200 and takes 11h 12m.

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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Palani, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

You can take a train from Palani to Rameswaram via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 7h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palani to Rameswaram via Pollachi in around 11h 12m.

Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Palani to Pollachi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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tnstc.in
Bus from Pollachi to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
tnstc.in
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Taxi from Palani to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Palani to Rameswaram bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Rameswaram station.

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Palani to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Rameswaram (RMM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palani to Rameswaram is 286 km. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Palani to Rameswaram.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Rameswaram. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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